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How to Join the Summer Reading Club at the Chelsea Public Library

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How to Join the Summer Reading Club at the Chelsea Public Library:

1. Go to the library! We are at 569 Broadway, across from City Hall.

2. Tell the librarian at the Children’s Desk that you want to join the Summer Reading Club!

3. The librarian will sign you up with your name, age and how many books you’ve read that week.

4. Every time you come in and tell the librarian what books you’ve been reading, you can add a lego to our community lego structure.

5. After 6 visits you get a prize!

Last chance to complete the Downtown Chelsea Parking Survey! If you live in Chelsea, the City wants to hear from you!

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The City of Chelsea is still seeking your input on parking issues affecting the Downtown area. Please complete the survey before the May 22nd deadline. By completing this survey, you will help us develop a deeper understanding of how well our existing parking supplies, policies, and management approach are serving the needs and expectations of our Downtown Chelsea business owners, employees, residents, and visitors.

The survey (available in English and Spanish) should take 5-7 minutes to complete. All responses will remain confidential and only be reported in the aggregate.

Would You Like To Attend A Week Of Overnight Summer Camp At No Charge?

The Chelsea Rotary Club is looking for 20 children between the ages of 7 and 15 to sponsor at a week of overnight camp at Camp Rotary in Boxford, MA beginning Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 and Sunday July 9th, 2017.

The Chelsea Rotary Club will pay all registration fees and tuition. The Chelsea Rotary Club will also provide transportation to and from Camp Rotary. Some personal expenses incurred while attending the camp will be the responsibility of the child and his/her family. Sponsorships are open to all Chelsea Residents who have NOT been sponsored by the Chelsea Rotary Club at Camp Rotary in the past.   

Chelsea Youth Commission

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Chelsea’s Youth Commission is back! Comprised of 11 youth between the ages of 13-20, Chelsea’s Youth Commission advises and assists the City Council, the School Committee and the City Manager in the development of policies, programs, and delivery of services for the health and welfare of youth and their families. The members regularly assesses the needs of youth as individuals and community members, in order to advocate for, coordinate and/or develop policies and programs to address these needs. The Commission provides community outreach to promote civic engagement and participation.

Citizenship Classes

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With support from the City, the Chelsea Collaborative will again be offering citizenship classes to Chelsea residents eligible to become a U.S. citizens. Classes include a free citizenship preparation course and application assistance. To learn more about the requirements for these classes and how to apply, please call the Chelsea Collaborative at 617-889-6080 ---MondayThursday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Classes will be at the Chelsea Collaborative located at 318 Broadway.

Multi-Media Content Specialist for the City of Chelsea, Erin Whitten

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Erin Whitten is the newly appointed Multi-Media Content Specialist for the City of Chelsea. With this being a new position for the city, she is in charge of running the cities websites, including the Police and City webpage- while also being a primary admin for their social media feeds.

Erin also has been involved in some more creative outlets to get Chelsea on the map, including video editing, design for PowerPoints and documents, advertising events throughout the city, and boosting the true spirit of Chelsea- community.